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Sunday Sep 24, 2017

Iconic Rochester Trolley Tour

September 24, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Downtown Rochester Marriott Hotel
  • Address: 101 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55901

Discover "Iconic Rochester" and see the Med City with fresh eyes! Whether you're a short-term visitor, relative newcomer, or lifelong resident, this tour is guaranteed to be engaging. An itinerary of Rochester's top 25 ICONIC sites will be given to every tour participant upon boarding. Tickets available online, by phone, or at the trolley upon boarding.

Scenic Mississippi River Valley & National Eagle Center Tour

September 24, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Pick up directly at your hotel or any location in Rochester

Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty and unique culture of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, rated among the top scenic drives in America. We'll journey through picturesque "Bluff Country" on our way to the mighty river where we'll visit Whitewater State Park visitor center, an apple house and/or elegant winery, a magical toy shop that is the largest in the country, historic river towns, and the National Eagle Center. 

Trivia Night // Tap House

September 24, 2017
  • Location: The Tap House
  • Address: 10 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: The Tap House

Trivia at The Tap House every Sunday! Prizes include: free round of drinks to round winners and bar tab to the game winner.

UNRAVELED Escape Room

September 24, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

2017 Lourdes High School Sports Hall of Fame

September 24, 2017

Join us at the 11th Annual Lourdes High School Sports Hall of Fame to recognize and celebrate inductees: Ben Garry '97, Russ Higgins '95, Marylee (Libera) Horstmann '82, Tim Kelley '74, Brian Kelly '72, and Rachel (Horgen) Ties '97. Also honored will be Dr. Michael Stuart, Gene Eiden Award recipient, and the 2000-2005 Varsity Boys Golf Teams. Order tickets by September 18 at lourdesfoundation.org or by calling 507-289-2584.

Alpaca Farm Open House

September 24, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Pauley Alpaca Company Farm
  • Address: 4220 Eastwood Road SE, Rochester, MN 55904

The Pauley Alpaca Company (PAC) is inviting the public to their farm to meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, and the luxury fiber they produce. You can experience some of the joy we receive from raising these wonderful animals, feel the fleece, tour our farm, kids craft, scavenger hunt, and shop for unique alpaca gifts in our gift shop. Rain or shine.

Fireball Run Welcome Celebration

September 24, 2017
  • Location: Peace Plaza Downtown
  • Address: 1st Avenue SW & 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Peace Plaza Downtown

Help welcome the Fireball Run Big Country participants and crew as they roll into Rochester.  Fireball Run is an authentically filmed series chronicling the endeavor and excitement of 40 aspirational driving teams leaving their lives behind in search of amazing places, unique attractions, and extraordinary people. Throughout every competition day, these teams are provided several trivia clues called Missions, each one relating to a unique point of interest. If solved, it's answer reveals a... Visit Website

Family Fun Farm & Corn Maze

September 24, 2017 - October 22, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Location: Tweite's Pumpkin Patch
  • Address: 1821 Frontier Road SW, Byron, MN 55920

Plan a trip for an adventure at Tweite's Family Farm. The farm is celebrating 29 years of wholesome family fun and activities. Enjoy the award winning 22-acre Fun Park, 12-Acre Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch and Specialty Foods. 

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

September 24, 2017 - October 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Location: Mayowood Mansion
  • Address: 3720 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Mayowood Mansion

The Mayowood Mansion tour allows you to experience this historic home of three generations of the Mayo Family. Each tour lasts about 1 hour. Purchase tickets at the Mayowood Mansion or the History Center. There are no tours given on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and the mansion is closed on all major holidays.     

Wine Trail Trolley Tour

September 24, 2017 - October 29, 2017
  • Location: Trolley departs from Government Center
  • Address: 151 4th St SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Experience the Mississippi River Valley Wine Country by Trolley. Highlights include Whitewater Wines, Villa Bellezza Vineyard & Winery, Falconer Vineyards & Winery, and Lake Pepin Winery. Advance reservations required online or by phone.

Sekapp Orchard

September 24, 2017 - October 31, 2017
  • Location: Sekapp Orchard
  • Address: 3415 Collegeview Road E, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Sekapp Orchard

Sekapp Orchard is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Rochester. With more than 170 acres of more than 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables, Sekapp is Rochester's largest grower of fresh produce. Access to the orchard and wagon rides will require a purchase of an apple bag per person who wishes to enter. 

Sunday Night Hosted Jam

September 24, 2017 - December 31, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Kathy's Pub
  • Address: 307 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Kathy's Pub

Every Sunday Night at 8:30pm Kathy's Pub features some of the best musicians SE Minnesota.

Jazz Jam hosted by the D'Sievers

September 24, 2017 - January 28, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 4th Sunday
  • Address: 1005 6th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Forager Brewery

Join the D'Sievers rhythm section for another Jazz Jam at Forager. These jams are always a lot of fun and you never know what might happen! Get your name on the sign up sheet and see what jazzy magic transpires. 

Monday Sep 25, 2017

Archery Addiction

September 25, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

Escape Challenge

September 25, 2017

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

UNRAVELED Escape Room

September 25, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Harmony for Mayo Program - John McCutcheon

September 25, 2017
  • Location: Mayo Clinic Charlton Building
  • Address: 200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905

Rosemary and Meredith Willson Harmony for Mayo Program presents John McCutcheon - Songwriter/Story Teller, in the Lips Atrium, Charlton Building.

Saint Marys Hospital: 1889-1953, An Architectural History: Option 1

September 25, 2017

The human story of the partnership between Mother Alfred Moes and Dr. W.W. Mayo is firmly embedded in our local lore. This presentation brings together many facts pertaining to the important architectural history of the original hospital building, and also of the major building additions, culminating with the demolition of the original building in 1953. 

Saint Marys Hospital: 1889-1953, An Architectural History: Option 2

September 25, 2017

The human story of the partnership between Mother Alfred Moes and Dr. W.W. Mayo is firmly embedded in our local lore. This presentation brings together many facts pertaining to the important architectural history of the original hospital building, and also of the major building additions, culminating with the demolition of the original building in 1953. 

Fireball Run Sendoff Celebration

September 25, 2017
  • Location: Peace Plaza Downtown
  • Address: 1st Avenue SW & 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Peace Plaza Downtown

Cheer on the Fireball Run Big Country participants and crews as the flag is waved and the driving teams depart Rochester. Fireball Run is an authentically filmed series chronicling the endeavor and excitement of 40 aspirational driving teams leaving their lives behind in search of amazing places, unique attractions, and extraordinary people. Throughout every competition day, these teams are provided several trivia clues called Missions, each one relating to a unique point of interest. If solv... Visit Website

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

September 25, 2017 - October 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

The public is invited to this free event which will include an opportunity to view the art, meet the artists and enjoy wine and light snacks. Nancy Grist has been practicing art and architecture in the Twin Cities area for 24 years and enjoys a sunny studio office in bustling Northeast Minneapolis. 

Sekapp Orchard

September 25, 2017 - October 31, 2017
  • Location: Sekapp Orchard
  • Address: 3415 Collegeview Road E, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Sekapp Orchard

Sekapp Orchard is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Rochester. With more than 170 acres of more than 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables, Sekapp is Rochester's largest grower of fresh produce. Access to the orchard and wagon rides will require a purchase of an apple bag per person who wishes to enter. 

Assisi Heights Tour

September 25, 2017 - December 30, 2017

Enjoy a guided tour of Assisi Heights, home to the Sisters of Saint Francis, who were instrumental in establishing the first hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Please call for tour reservations.

Tuesday Sep 26, 2017

Archery Addiction

September 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

Escape Challenge

September 26, 2017

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

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